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April 10, 2023

LBP 2023 Legislative Priorities

Louisiana’s economy works best when it works for everyone, regardless of race or ZIP code. With the Legislature beginning its two-month “fiscal” session last week, the Louisiana Budget Project is focused on ensuring that Louisiana has the revenue it needs to continue investing in its people and communities so that every family has what they need to reach their full potential. … Read more...

February 16, 2018

Getting a loan in Lafayette

Buying a home - and building the equity that is the foundation of most family wealth - is much harder in America for people of color.

Number of the Day

$3.9 million- Taxpayer dollars used since 2004 to settle harassment claims of state workers. (Source: The Advocate)
May 25, 2017

Looking for leverage

Looking for leverage in the ongoing debate over Louisiana’s budget shortfall and the impending fiscal cliff, a bloc of Louisiana’s Democrats struck down a construction financing bill, which requires a two-thirds vote in order to pass.

Number of the Day

23 million - Number of people who would lose health insurance coverage if the House-passed AHCA becomes law. (Source: Congressional Budget Office)